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50 Amazing Free Icon Sets

By / May 8, 2012 / Freebies

Every web designer loves to have high-quality icons at their disposal. While creating your own custom icons for your projects is an option, it’s rarely practical. There are plenty of quality icon sets available for purchase, but fortunately, there are also some free icon sets out there with professional quality. These free icons sets are…

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20 Inspiring Examples of Big Backgrounds in Web Design

By / May 7, 2012 / Inspiration

One way to easily define the tone and mood of a website is to use a big background image. However, when doing this, you need to consider that big images often have a lot going on, so it’s important to take a minmal approach with other aspects of the design. Not doing so could result…

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5 Tips for Getting Featured on Top Design Blogs

By / May 3, 2012 / Tips

No matter what sort of art you create – whether you are a graphic designer, painter, illustrator, digital artist, videographer, or any other type of artist – being featured on the web’s top art and design blogs can result in a huge surge of active followers, interested fans, and of course – paying customers. For…

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20 Simple, Yet Clever Logos

By / May 2, 2012 / Inspiration

When it comes to design, things don’t have to be complicated in order to be effective. Although, it can be tempting to over design and try to work in lots of detail, it’s not always the best way. This is especially true when it comes to logo design. Usually, the best are the ones that…

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iPad Giveaway from DealPixel

By / Apr 30, 2012 / Giveaways

From the guys who brought you excellent sites like WDL, TPA, Theme Trust, and Union Actions – DealPixel is a soon to launch site where web and creative professionals will find amazing deals on the stuff that makes their job easier. At DealPixel, you’ll be able to find discounts of 50% and above on stuff…

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21 Beautiful Examples of Typography in Web Design

By / Apr 30, 2012 / Inspiration

Here at WDL we love typography and we never get tired of gathering good typography inspiration for our readers. From free fonts to type usage in signs and typography videos, we like to give you as many resources as we can on everything surrounding type. Today we decided to gather some examples of beautiful typography…

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Efficient Communication in a Freelance Design Team

By / Apr 27, 2012 / Tips

Working as a digital professional in any field is tough. You have to constantly push towards gratifying clients and rushing through deadlines. Managing tasks in a team allows you to divide up the work much more evenly. However this also means it can be difficult getting everybody on the same page.

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WDL Premium: Winged Scrolls Vector Pack

By / Apr 26, 2012 / Premium

Here’s another good high-quality vector pack for our WDL Premium Members. These winged scrolls vectors from GoMedia’s Arsenal combine the crowd appeal of illustrated wings and the functionality scrolls and you’ll get an idea what’s inside this pack!

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10 Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins

By / Apr 25, 2012 / Freebies

There are many reasons why you can say jQuery has enormous popularity. Some might say it’s because of its excellent cross browser compatibility, while others will argue that the small footprint is responsible for jQuery’s widespread adoption. While these are valid points, no one can deny that all of the great plugins built by a…

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Migrating Side Projects into your Work Schedule

By / Apr 24, 2012 / Tips

To work as a freelance web designer requires a lot of patience and perseverance. You need to wake up every day and tackle problems one after another until you can successfully complete your projects. There is a lot of stress and turmoil which goes into this process, but also a lot of compassion and learning.